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New science: Satellite data preventing climate-fueled floods — and more

By Kiley Price

February 17, 2022
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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Deep-sea coral reef could hold climate clues: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 24, 2022
In case you missed it: A deep-sea discovery is giving scientists hope for the future of coral reefs, a natural disaster in Tonga reveals the inequities of climate change and seed-eating animals are migrating to new ecosystems.
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In the high seas, scientists uncover a ‘vortex of life’

By Kiley Price

June 30, 2021
On the surface, the international waters off the coasts of Peru and Chile are a seemingly barren expanse. But beneath the waves, two underwater mountain chains — known as the Salas y Gómez and Nazca ridges — are bursting with life, according to a new study.
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